Ashridge Estate

Ancient trees, rolling chalk downlands and lush meadows in an area of outstanding natural beauty

Ashridge Estate

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Eating and shopping

Children enjoying hot chocolate drinks

New Ashridge food and beverage offer for 2022

From Tuesday 4 January, the café at Ashridge Estate will be run by the National Trust. You will be able to enjoy a delicious selection of hot and cold food, drink and snacks seven days a week, from 10am – 4pm, while we work on our plans for a new permanent café offer.

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Wildlife

Large fallow buck at Ashridge Herts

Deer at Ashridge Estate

The fallow deer are an integral part of the landscape at Ashridge and a much-loved feature of this historic estate. Find out about their history here and how we manage them.

Ashridge Estate

History

Ancient settlements on Ivinghoe Beacon at Ashridge Estate

The history of Ashridge 

From Iron Age earthworks, monasteries and palaces to First World War practice trenches, Ashridge has a vast history.

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